National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of p-Quinone - 10162-V

 

CASRN: 106-51-4

Formula: C6-H4-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2,5-Cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione (9CI)

Known Uses

Chemical intermediate; rubber accelerator; manufacture of unsaturated polyesters; manufacture of fungicides; determination of amino acid; pharmaceutical industry; in polymer & resins industry; in manufacture of quinhydrone electrodes for pH determinations. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (535797)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (777291)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119
    •  Negative 
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